Features for Application Stack Blueprint Management include:
Copying, Editing and Validating Blueprints
Reviewing and Approving Blueprints
Registering and Publishing Blueprints
Generating a TOSCA specification from Blueprint (future)
Features for Application Stack Ordering and Instance Management include:
Ordering stack instances
Invoking power operations against entire stacks
Invoking snapshot operations against entire stacks
Decommissioning stack instances
Features for Orchestration include:
Creating multiple compute nodes in a single request
Support for servers created by vCenter, OpenStack, Amazon EC2, and vCloud Director (coming soon)
Bootstrapping and running Puppet and/or Chef configuration management on each new node in the stack
Full stack rollback as an error remediation option
Coming Soon (TBD): Configuring firewall and load balancer devices based on rules defined in stack blueprints
Please note that as a cloud accelerator, the content will continue to evolve over time based on feedback from the community. We welcome comments and suggestions and will do our best to respond and update as appropriate.
With regard to support, the first point of contact should be the author and/or this community. If you are having issues, moderators of this forum will determine and advise if a TAC case is appropriate, otherwise issues will be addressed here.
For overviews of blueprint design as well as stack ordering, view the following videos:
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